Looking Glass Community Services
  • 13-Nov-2017 to 12-Feb-2018 (PST)
  • Counseling Program
  • Eugene, OR, USA
  • $36,000 - $42,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full Time Employees - Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) options, and more


OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

The ICTS Therapist is responsible for the provision of effective, quality mental health treatment and coordination of activities for the Counseling Program ICTS clients and their families.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Education: Master's degree in counseling, social work or related field.
  2. Certification: Must be certifiable by Lane County as a Qualified Mental Health Professional.
  3. Experience: Full time equivalent of one year of experience working in direct treatment with children with mental health issues, and their families.
  4. Availability: M-F, generally 9-5 (some early evenings depending on client need)
  5. Driver's License: valid in Oregon, acceptable driving record, and be insurable under the Agency's auto insurance policy.
  6. Knowledge of child and adolescent developmental issues.
  7. Knowledge of mental health treatment issues, including DSM-IV diagnostic criteria.
  8. Ability to work effectively as a member of an integrated team.
  9. Ability to relate effectively with youth, parents, community, and referral sources.
  10. Ability to work in a stressful, unstructured environment, and maintain a positive mental attitude.
  11. Good communication skills.
  12. Cultural sensitivity and ability to work with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  13. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  14. Ability to write and maintain treatment plans and progress records.
  15. Professional appearance appropriate to the position.
  16. Commitment to Looking Glass Mission and Values.

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  1. Provide clinical services including individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, case management, and consultation to referred clients.
  2. Provide clinical services in client homes and community settings.
  3. Provide crisis intervention by phone and in person for referred clients.
  4. Coordinate the formation, maintenance, and facilitation of a child and family team for referred clients.
  5. Conduct diagnostic assessments, including use of the CASII and other assessment tools.
  6. Coordinate the development and implantation of wraparound activities and supports for referred clients.
  7. Coordinate with Trillium Community Health Plan and other community agencies to facilitate transitions to and from community placements.
  8. Maintain records in accordance with Looking Glass standards.
  9. Complete and keep current required ICTS paperwork: comprehensive assessments, plans of care, safety plans, crisis plans, strengths/needs assessments etc.
  10. Provide information to Trillium Community Health Plan to obtain initial and ongoing authorization for referred clients.
  11. Coordinate services with program skill builders/family service coordinator.
  12. Coordinate services with program psychiatrists.
  13. Participate in clinical and administrative supervision as directed.
  14. Attend scheduled meetings.
  15. Consult with teachers, parents and other community professionals as appropriate.
  16. Represent Looking Glass interests to school and community professionals.
  17. Participate in training and professional development activities to meet credentialing and program expectations.
  18. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

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